How to get OTA updates on a Rooted HTC One M8

As you know, part of the process of rooting your HTC One M8 involved installing a custom recovery such as TWRP or ClockWorkMod. We install these custom, feature-rich recoveries to be able to gain root access, create full system backups, etc. However, these very custom recoveries block OTA (over the air) updates because they replace Continue Reading »

How to Install a Custom ROM on your HTC One M8

How to Install a Custom ROM on your HTC One M8 (supplemental post for my youtube video) Requirements: Must have a unlocked bootloader on your HTC One M8 Must have a Custom Recovery installed on your HTC One M8, such as TWRP Rooted HTC One M8 is highly recommended but not required To meet the Continue Reading »

How Convert HTC One M8 Google Play Edition back to Stock Sense

This guide assumes you are S-OFF. It also assumes that you are familiar with terms such as rooting, unlocking the bootloader, TWRP, Nandroid Backup, Custom ROMs, etc. Otherwise you shouldn’t be here.  If you followed my video guide on how to Convert your HTC One Sense M8 to Google Play Edition with OTA updates, you may be wondering Continue Reading »

How to Change the CID Number of your HTC One to SuperCID (M8 or M7)

Changing your CID to SuperCID on your HTC One (M7, or M8) comes with the major benefit of being able to install any ROM from any carrier to your phone. This means that if you see a “T-Mobile only ROM” out there, you can install it on your phone even if you have AT&T HTC Continue Reading »

How to Get S-OFF on your HTC One M8 (All Models)

A Quick Word on S-OFF: S-OFF stands for security-off as opposed to S-ON which means security-on. I am not going to go into the deep technical details of what S-OFF or S-ON is, but I will tell you that with S-OFF you have complete access to every nook and cranny of your HTC One M8 Continue Reading »

Fully Convert your HTC One M8 to Google Play Edition w/ OTA Updates

Yes, you can permanently convert your HTC One M8 running Sense UI (user interface) to HTC One M8 Google Play Edition running the pure stock Android with OTA (over-the-air) updates. The benefits of such a conversion will be a beautifully designed pure Android stock experience on one of the sexiest and fastest smartphones on the Continue Reading »

Can I get OTA updates on a rooted HTC One M8?

Yes. But there is a trick to get it done. And it’s very easy to do. As you know, part of the process of rooting your HTC One M8 involved installing a custom recovery such as TWRP or ClockWorkMod. We install these custom, feature-rich recoveries to be able to gain root access, create full system Continue Reading »

How to Root your HTC One M8 Google Play Edition

This is a supplemental post for my youtube video… How to Root your HTC One M8 Google Play Edition Required files to download: Android SDK Bundle Custom Recovery (TWRP) SuperSU ZIP file for Rooting Recommended Watches: How to Completely Backup and Restore your Android Smartphone using a Custom Recovery Want to learn more about fastboot Continue Reading »

How to Convert your HTC One M8 to Google Play Edition with OTA Updates

This a supplemental post for my youtube video titled… How to Convert your HTC One M8 to Google Play Edition with OTA Updates Required Files: Android SDK Bundle Google Play Edition RUU Recommended Watches: How to Backup and Restore your Android Smartphone using a Custom Recovery (make sure you have a full system backup in case Continue Reading »

How to Convert your HTC One M8 to Google Play Edition

This is a supplemental post for my youtube video How to Convert your HTC One M8 to Google Play Edition Important Notes: Backup all your files as this procedure will wipe out everything on your phone. Required file to Download:  Grab HTC One M8 Google Play Edition ROM Recommended Watches: How to Backup and Restore your Continue Reading »